SFUAD students mingled and shared their work at the April 21 MIXolote, sponsored by MIX Santa Fe. The group hosts monthly networking events, as well as other initiatives and contests to support Santa Fe’s creative economy.
For anyone with a strong interest in wildlife preservation, Wild Earth Guardians offers countless volunteer opportunities, rallies and even jobs where passionate individuals can have their voices heard.
Living on campus has many benefits, including a tight-knit community, easily accessible cooked meals and a close proximity to classes; living off campus can be a great way to cut the umbilical cord, to explore the city and meet people other than students at SFUAD.
From computer stations loaded with modeling, design and many more programs to laser cutters, 3D printers, sewing machines and upcoming woodworking and metal shops, Make Santa Fe offers interactive and collective learning.
Thanks to the hard work of dedicated volunteers, Kitchen Angels, the uniquely Santa Fe meal assistance organization, has served more than one million meals to members of the Santa Fe community who are unable to feed themselves.
Marking the end of the Spring semester, Santa fe University of Art and Design’s annual Outdoor Vision Fest approaches on April 29 with a variety of visual and physically interactive art displays. From past caged performers to creative film projection to edible symbols of the written word, OVF is an exhibition created by and for nearly every department at SFUAD. Jackalope Magazine interviewed OVF Executive Producer and screenwriting professor Terry Borst via email about the upcoming event. Jackalope Magazine: Can you start by describing to us what Outdoor Vision Fest is? How many years has Outdoor Vision Fest been an event on the Santa Fe University of Art and Design campus? Terry Borst: Outdoor Vision Fest® (OVF®) began as an experimental collaboration between The Film School and Graphic Design (when it still included Digital Arts) in Spring 2011. Before it debuted, Photography and Studio Arts began contributing installations, and the rest—as they say—is history. Outdoor Vision Fest is an annual one-night-only on-campus event that showcases the creativity of students developing cutting-edge media installations that break down barriers between artistic disciplines. Use of Projection media and creation of an outdoor experience are really the only requirements for OVF installations, so everything from performance to motion graphics to multi-channel video to sculpture to sound-and-picture that interact with the audience may comprise a piece. JM: What kind of outside participation is involved? I’ve heard that Meow Wolf is a regular participant in OVF. What role do they, or any other outside involvement, play? TB: Meow Wolf has never participated in OVF. One can actually argue that some of OVF’s DNA is in Meow Wolf, as several current students and OVF alumni have contributed to the design and development of Meow Wolf’s new “House of Eternal Return.” We’re...
Meow Wolf’s permanent multimedia exhibit will offer a multitude of resources, including an incredible viewing experience, a makerspace and even public craft workshops that can cater to the artistic vision of students at Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
A new Special Effects Collaborative club kicks off Thursday, Feb. 18 with its first meeting. The club is intended to foster a community for those who want to learn more and share their knowledge about special digital effects in film.
“I hate that I have to teach this class,” Lisa Lucas, instructor at the Film School, stated at the very start of the first session. “But someone has to do it.” Women in Cinema is the first ever SFUAD course to focus on women directors and writers of film history.
Three months ago, two student-written scripts were chosen for the fourth season of Shoot the Stars® , SFUAD’s annual student written and produced short film project. With just over a month until “Karkutong” and “Hate me Gently” hit the big screen, already participants claim that in vision, camaraderie and execution, this has been the greatest season as of yet in the history of this series.
Thisisourfilm is a studio created, written and produced by SFUAD students Alvie Hurt and Charles-Austin Ross. The productions includes “Reel Talk with Max Marriner,” the newly released satire “Rainbows,” the short film “The Egg” and the upcoming web series “Hump Day.”
Jackalope Magazine is the student magazine of Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Building on the interdisciplinary nature of our education, we aim to showcase the talent of our university and character of our city.